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Happy Cretan

4.0 of 5 Spa   |   Agia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia, Crete 71500, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 33 hotels in Agia Pelagia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Andreas K Ranco, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ranco, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had booked a hotel apartment, but seems to be much more a Hotel. From the minute we arrived, the service provided and the hospitality was just fantastic. The host couple did a great job working 24hrs in this small cosy hotel. The cleaning was good and the facilities was sufficient. really a place to relax and enjoy the Greek... More

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Oslo, Norway
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37 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 8 days with my wife and kids and we all loved it. The one-bedroom-apartment was clean and modern but had some minor designer-flaws: no showercurtain or door made the bath easily wet, no overhead hanger for the showerhead made shampooing difficult and A/C only in the livingroom made privacy impossible on hot nights. The pool and pooldeck was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend stayed at this hotel for two weeks and found the whole place amazing. Where do I start.... The hotel itself is stunning, breathtaking views, modern apartments, refreshing and relaxing pool area, great food! After going on several coach trips, the Happy Cretan is the nicest looking and eye catching hotel for some distance! Staff were the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the last few days of our honeymoon at the Happy Cretan. Crete was intended to give us a slightly different route to Greece compared to how we arrived but we felt we should have spent more time there at the expense of time spent in Naxos (but not money as this hotel was cheaper than... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is just like the pictures look. Breakfast has anything and everything. In general the food is great, the pool area is very nice to sit and relax, most have cabanas which provide a place to shelter from the heat of the day. The view over to the bay below is breathtaking. The rooms are all set away from... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Beautifully appointed rooms with a lovely view, great pool and cabanas. Hotel staff were outstanding, particularly Dimitrios who made our stay - nothing was too much trouble and went out of his way to help us again and again. Restaurant food is fresh, filling and reasonable with excellent cocktails. Location is good if you have a car or just want... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Loved my stay here. I had one of the stone suites. It was cold for the first few days, but the suites had adequate heating if required. Al facilities required were there. Great pool, great food, lovely staff. Nothing is too much trouble. On top of cliff so not best for mobilically challenged, although local car hire can be arranged.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Our 1 night stay in early May was very relaxing, pool large and poolside had many sitting/ laying choices, our bungalow was really nice high wood ceiling, stone walls, tv sofa hot bath etc The hotel is situated 5 mins drive from any bays/ beaches in the hills ,great views . I would suggest this a couples place to go,30s... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Absolut friendly staff helping with every request. Wonderful view for the breakfast room and the pool area. Nice garden and pool area, free parking, rooms with a lot of space, very tasty food and all for a fair price. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I stayed at The Happy Cretan over the August bank holiday this year and have been meaning to write because we had such a great trip. Hotel rooms, food and pool were fab, as were Dimitris and team. It was a really relaxing trip, all I wish was that we'd stayed longer. Thank you.

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Address: Agia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia, Crete 71500, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Agia Pelagia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Happy Cretan 4*
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Also Known As:
Happy Cretan Agia Pelagia
Happy Cretan Hotel
Happy Cretan Crete/Agia Pelagia

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Agia Pelagia #1 Romantic Hotel in Agia Pelagia #4 Family Hotel in Agia Pelagia
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Featuring an outdoor pool with a hot tub, Happy Cretan luxury thalasso hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea. Located 1.5 km from Agia Pelagia Beach, it offers a sea-view fitness centre and free Wi-Fi.All units at Happy Cretan come equipped with a satellite TV and fridge. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries and makeup mirror. Some accommodation types are self-catered, while others are stone-built with a slanted ceiling.Guests can start their day with a buffet breakfast, enriched with homemade sweets. Greek and Cretan dishes are served at the on-site restaurant. The poolside snack bar prepares refreshing drinks and light meals. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and Heraklio Port are 22 km away. Free parking is possible nearby the property. ... more   less 
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